Monday, June 9, 2014

American Hero




                                                                American Hero

Hi everybody

Today's card is an early 4th of July card; however, it would also have been very suitable for Memorial Day.  The stamp set I used is called American Hero by Verve and it is one of my favorites when it comes to patriotic cards. I am entering this card in Karen't Sweet Sunday Sketch (see it here) and also for the red, white and blue challenge over at the Paper players.  See it here






The papers I used were whisper white, real red, and night of navy.  The dsp is from the new Maritime series from Stampin Up.  The little strip of stars is a die cut from Life is a Circus by Taylored Expressions and the ribbon is from my stash.  The daisies are from a new die cut I got recently from the weekly deals at SU called Blossom Petals (now retired). Love getting a good deal, don't you?  Finally I added a couple of red rhinestones to get the sparkles going.







This was a fun and easy card.  Sometimes it just all goes together without effort and then there are the "other" times.  This one worked for me... I hope you like it too.

I'll see you tomorrow?  Thanks for the visit.

{{hugs}}


3 comments:

  1. This is brilliant! I adore the big flower medallion and the ribbon - wow! Fabulous job.

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  2. This is wonderful! That starry diecut is my favorite part! Thanks for sharing this with us at the Paper Players this week!

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  3. The pop of ribbon is fabulous against your die cut flowers. Fabulous card. So glad you joined the Paper Players this week
    Jaydee

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